VIRGINIA HOSPITAL CENTER CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER NAMED TO BECKER’S HOSPITAL REVIEW’S ‘130 WOMEN HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SYSTEM LEADERS TO KNOW’ LIST
CFO Robin Norman Recognized for Outstanding Leadership & Management Skills
Arlington, VA (October, 2013) — Virginia Hospital Center, a leading comprehensive healthcare facility in the Washington metropolitan area recently named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics, today announced that the Hospital’s Chief Financial Officer, Robin Norman, was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s ‘130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know’ list.
Becker’s Hospital Review’s ‘130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know’ list is distributed annually and includes women who demonstrate outstanding leadership within the hospital and healthcare industry. The women named to this list were selected based on a wide range of management and leadership skills, including oversight of hospital or health system operations, financial turnarounds and quality improvement initiatives.
Robin Norman began working with Virginia Hospital Center over 30 years ago, starting as an accounting manager for the Hospital. Since that time, Norman advanced to controller and financial project director before becoming Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in 1998.
“It is a great honor to be recognized for my work at Virginia Hospital Center,” said Norman. “Over the past 34 years I have had the pleasure of serving the interests of our patients and community through my work in the financial field.”
“We are extremely lucky to have such a smart and dedicated leader like Robin Norman on our staff,” said James Cole, President and Chief Executive Officer at Virginia Hospital Center. “I am extremely proud of her accomplishments and am happy to see Robin being recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a strong leader in our industry. Robin manages the finances of this Hospital expertly and is instrumental in our continued success. She is most deserving of this honor.”
Prior to joining Virginia Hospital Center, Norman was Assistant Controller for a large regional wholesale drug firm. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Maryland and received her M.B.A., with a concentration in Finance, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Norman serves as a Board Member for Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic (formerly Vanguard Services) and Leadership Arlington. She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker’s Hospital Review is the leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders. It features up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Their content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and they work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices, and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each of the 12 annual issues of Becker’s Hospital Review reaches approximately 18,500 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOS and CFOs.
About Virginia Hospital Center
For 70 years, Virginia Hospital Center has provided exceptional medical services to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and has been named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics. This selection is based completely on objective, public data that measures performance excellence in clinical quality care, patient safety, patient perception of care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Virginia Hospital Center is a 342-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility offering comprehensive healthcare and multiple, independently recognized Centers of Excellence including: Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, the Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health, Neuroscience/Stroke, Oncology, Orthopedics (Total Joint Replacement Services), Bariatric Surgery, Palliative Care, Inpatient Rehab, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric, Emergency Services, Women & Infant Health and Urology. For more information, please visit www.virginiahospitalcenter.com.